Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL6.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60896

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Two uninitialized pointer use flaws were discovered in poppler. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3703)

An array index error was found in the way poppler parsed PostScript Type 1 fonts embedded in PDF documents. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3704)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0883f417

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60896

File Name: sl_20101110_poppler_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3703, CVE-2010-3704